Ardara Country and Western Festival

Ardara News 26th January 2023

Country & Western Weekend A weekend of country and western music will take place in Ardara from February 2nd to 6th. The weekend will feature top country stars, as well

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Ardara Country and Western Festival

Ardara News 19th January 2023

Country & Western Weekend A weekend of country and western music will take place in Ardara from February 3rd to 6th. The weekend will feature top country stars, as well

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Ardara Gaa presents The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley

Ardara News 12th January 2023

Ardara GAA Presents ‘The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley’ After a lapse of two years the GAA Drama Group are back with another hilarious comedy play by Jimmy Keary called

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Country and Western

Ardara News 5th January 2023

Country & Western Weekend A weekend of country and western music will take place in Ardara from February 3rd to 6th. The weekend will feature top country stars, as well

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Biodiversity Lane, Woodhill, Ardara

Ardara News 22nd December 2022

Woodhill Community Inclusion Hub have completed a community project which would be of interest to the local children.
They have completed an enchanted walk / fairy village  with lots of fairy doors and disney characters for the children to enjoy at the Biodiversity lane, Woodhill, Ardara.

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Carol Singing on the Diamond

Ardara News 15th December 2022

Carol Singing There will be Carol Singing on the Diamond on Thursday 22nd December at 6:30pm followed by a Welcome Event in the Methodist Hall. Members of the Methodist Church

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Duchas Annual 2022

Ardara News 8th December 2022

2022 Dúchas Annual All going well this year’s Dúchas annual will be available to purchase in shops on Friday 9th in the afternoon/evening. Keep up to date on the Dúchas

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Ardara News 1st December 2022

Christmas Lights Switch On Great news – we’ve reached our fundraising target on GoFundMe to bring Christmas lights back to Ardara. Thank you all for your generous donations – it’s

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Ardara Christmas Craft Fair 2022

Ardara News 24th November 2022

Ardara Christmas Craft Fair The Ardara Christmas Craft Fair will take place in the Community Centre Ardara on Saturday 26th November from 11.00am to 5.30pm. Come and join over 30 festive stalls

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Ardara Christmas Lights Fund

Ardara News 18th November 2022

Ardara Christmas Lights Fund A GoFundMe page has been set up on behalf of the Ardara Town Traders and the wider community to bring Christmas lights back to Ardara once

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St Conal's Church Ardara

Ardara News 8th November 2022

Remembrance Day A Remembrance Day service will be held at St. Conal’s Church, Ardara, on Sunday (November 13th). The names of all those from Ardara, Glenties, and surrounding area, who

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Ardara Matchmaking Festival 2022

Ardara News 3rd November 2022

Matchmaking Festival The annual Matchmaking Festival takes place from tomorrow Friday November 4th to Sunday November 6th. Plans are in full swing, matchmakers have been contacted and a lot of

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Ardara Matchmaking Festival

Ardara News 27th October 2022

Matchmaking Festival The annual Matchmaking weekend takes place from Friday November 4th to Sunday November 6th. Plans are in full swing, matchmakers have been contacted and a lot of music

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Duchas Annual

Ardara News 13th October 2022

Dúchas Magazine Don’t forget to start and get your articles in for the 2022 edition. Stories, photos and memories are most welcome to be included in the magazine which is

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Ceili Dancing

Ardara News 29th September 2022

Ceili & Two Hand Dancing Classes There will be Ceili & 2 Hand Dancing Classes for Adults starting on Wed next 5th October in the GAA Club House from 8.30

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The Johnny Doherty Festival, Ardara

Ardara News 22nd September 2022

The Johnny Doherty Festival There’s another busy weekend up ahead as the annual Johnny Doherty Festival makes its post-Covid return with a variety of events between Friday and Sunday. The

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Johnny Doherty Festival, Ardara

Ardara News 15th September 2022

The Johnny Doherty Festival Celebrating local music and dance traditions, this hugely popular festival held in honour of esteemed fiddler Johnny Doherty will make its post-Covid return from next Friday

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Ardara ICA Fashion Show

Ardara News 8th September 2022

Fashion Show The Ardara ICA will host a Fashion Show on Sunday September 18th in the Parish Centre from 3pm to 5pm. Clothing from Lynda’s Boutique, Eddie Doherty Tweeds, John

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Health Centre

Ardara Health Centre Updates

Covid Booster Vaccine Clinic We will be holding a covid booster vaccine clinic tomorrow afternoon, Tuesday 6th September. Please phone us on 074-9541134 to book your vaccine. The clinic is

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One Fine Dave

Ardara News 1st September 2022

One Fine Dave A celebration of the life and music of Dave Wintour takes place in the Highland Hotel, Glenties (note change of venue from previously advertised) tonight, Thursday 1st

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Ukraine Flag

Ardara News 25th August 2022

Ukrainian Collection The Methodist Hall will be open this Thursday and next Thursday 6-8pm to receive the following items which have been requested by the Ukrainian families who have recently

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Ardara Show 2022

Ardara News 15th August 2022

Shows The Ardara Shows took place this year for the first time at the GAA grounds at Kentucky and what an outstanding day it was. The weather was just brilliant

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Wild Atlantic Week: Duck Race on Owenea

Today’s Wild Atlantic Week Events

Events for Friday 12th August 2022 Coffee Corner, Chat & Coffee Rear of the Heritage Centre. 11.00am. Wild Atlantic Wellness @ Sukah Eire Sukah Éire. 11.00am to 12.00pm. Laughter Yoga

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Sukha Eire

Today’s Wild Atlantic Week Events

Events for Thursday 11th August 2022 Wild Atlantic Wellness @ Sukah Eire Sukha Éire. From 7.30am. 7.30-8.15am Flow Yoga & Breathwork 9.30-10.45am Hatha Yoga 12.45pm-1.15pm Lunchtime Breathwork 6.00pm-7.00pm Emotional Freedom

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Mystery Bus Tour

Today’s Wild Atlantic Week Events

Events for Wednesday 10th August 2022 Mystery Bus Tour The Heritage Centre. 11.00am. Mystery tour of Donegal leaving at 11.00am from the Heritage Centre. Numbers limited. Art Class The Heritage

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Family Fun Day. Wild Atlantic Week 2022

Today’s Wild Atlantic Week Events

Events for Sunday 7th August 2022 Family Fun Day Pearse Memorial Park. 3.30pm. Children’s SportsWheelbarrow Races3-Legged RacesEgg & Spoon RacesBar-B-QMums & Dads RacesLong Kick CompetitionPenalty KicksTug of War Relaunch of

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Wild Atlantic Magic Show with Colm Dawson

Wild Atlantic Magic Show

Colm Dawson presents “Wild Atlantic Magic” in the Heritage Centre today, Saturday 6th August, at 4.00pm. A show not to be missed! Tickets €8 (adults) €5 (kids). Visit our Wild

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Ardara Show 2022 Updates

Ardara Show Returns

After a two-year hiatus, the Ardara Agricultural Show returns to the beautiful town of Ardara on Saturday 13th August 2022. Dating back to 1905, the show attracts thousands of visitors

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Wild Atlantic Week 2022 Opening Ceili

Wild Atlantic Week Festival Opening

Festival Opening With a Special Celebration Ceilí & Irish Night The Wild Atlantic Week kicks off at 8.30pm tonight, Thursday August 4th, with a Ceilí & Irish Night. This event,

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Wild Atlantic Week 2022

Ardara News August 2nd 2022

Wild Atlantic Week The Wild Atlantic Week festival kicks off this Thursday 4th August with a very special Ceilí & Irish Night in the GAA Clubhouse. Recent additions to the

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Wild Atlantic Week 2022, Ardara

Ardara News 21st July 2022

Wild Atlantic Week The preparations for the Wild Atlantic Week festival are well underway, with many events scheduled for the beginning of August. The packed programme of events can be

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Ardara Bluegrass Festival

Ardara News 14th July 2022

Bluegrass Festival The Ardara Bluegrass festival kicks off this weekend with events in the Beehive Bar and Nesbitt Arms Hotel. Full schedule available on the Bluegrass Festival page. Guided Butterfly

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Ardara Satellite Map

Ardara News 6th July 2022

Ardara Public Survey As part of the Ardara Regeneration Project, Paul Doherty Architects – Donegal Town will be carrying out a public survey, for locals and visitors, on Friday 8th

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Local Authorities Water Programme

Ardara News 24th June 2022

Grant Awarded: Protecting & Enhancing Ardara’s Natural Heritage We’re delighted to share that Ardara has been awarded funding under the Local Authority Waters Programme to research and enhance our local

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Shanaghan House Going Pink

Ardara News 16th June 2022

Going Pink St. Shanaghan House in Ardara is going pink for Breast Cancer Awareness. The public right of way through St. Shanaghan House Sheltered Housing complex is used by many

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Road Closed L2563 Maas to Ardara

Donegal County Council wishes to advise that due to the essential road works, the local Road L2563 between MAAS and ARDARA will be blocked for a time from 12:00noon to

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Summer Lights 2022 Cancelled

Ardara News 3rd June 2022

Summer Lights Festival Cancelled We are sorry to announce the cancellation of this year’s festival, at such short notice, due to circumstances beyond our control. We wish to sincerely apologise

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Ardara News 26th May 2022

How Can We Change Ardara for the Better? There’s still time to have your voice heard and change Ardara for the better – take the 10 minute survey here. Ardara

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Summer Lights Festival, Ardara

Ardara News 20th May 2022

Summer Lights Festival A multicultural event of ethnic music, dance and food, the Summer Lights festival takes place in Ardara from Friday 3rd June to Monday 6th June. Programme of

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Senator Eileen Flynn

Ardara News 12th May 2022

Senator Eileen Flynn on Nationwide Ardara and our own Senator Eileen Flynn featured in Monday night’s edition of Nationwide on RTÉ One. Senator Flynn talked about the great community spirit

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Darkness Into Light Portnoo

Darkness Into Light Portnoo

Darkness into Light Portnoo 2022 is looking forward to welcoming you all at 4.15am at The Dolmen Centre on Saturday morning 7th May. All funds go to Pieta. Ending Suicide.

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Pint of Science. Space. At Nancy's Bar 10th May.

Ardara News 3rd May 2022

Pint of Science – Space: Theory and Practise The first Pint of Science Ireland event in Ardara takes place in Nancy’s Bar next Tuesday night with talks delivered by Dr.

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Cup of Tae Festival. Sunday 1st May 2022

Sunday Lineup at the Cup of Tae

Music Recital Heritage Centre. 1.00pm Traditional musicians from all over Ireland. This recital is limited in numbers. Open Air Recital The Diamond. 3.00pm Open air music recital which will include

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Cup of Tae Festival, Ardara

Today at the Cup of Tae

The Lineup for Saturday 30th April at the Cup of Tae Festival Free Music at the Heritage Centre The Heritage Centre. 1.00pm This is a unique opportunity to enjoy traditional

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Cup of Tae Festival

Return of the Cup of Tae Festival

Festival time is here again! Our 2022 Cup of Tae traditional music festival kicks off next Friday 29th April. This year’s programme is available on the Cup of Tae Festival

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Ardara to Maas Road Blocked

Donegal County Council wishes to advise that due to essential road works, the local Road L2563 between MAAS and ARDARA will be blocked for a time from 8:00am to 4.30pm

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Stray Cuddly Toy Found

A cuddly toy dog was recently found wandering the road near Aighe. The owner can contact us at ardaraawake@gmail.com to arrange a place in town to collect it. Although this

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St. Patrick's Parade Ardara 2022

Ardara News 22nd March 2022

St Patrick’s Parade on Friday 18th March An outstanding parade took place in Ardara this year including floats and bands. We had 26 performers. On a bright sunny day Ardara

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